Chandula Jayakody hits sparkling 131

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Sylvestrian opener Chandula Jayakody who has had a lean time thus far, came back to his best with an innings of 131 against Devapathiraja at Pallekele.

Jayakody was rarely troubled by the bowlers and batted freely for his runs. Kevin Nimshan helped Jayakody to add 115 for the first wicket. Later, skipper Manoharan Pavitran helped himself to an unbeaten 53.

For the visitors, Sudham Weeraratne and Pethum Madusanka finished with 3 wickets each.

Scores:

St. Sylvester’s 323-9 decl.

(Chandula Jayakody 131, Kevin Nimshan 50, Manoharan Pavitran 53 n.o., Charith Rajaguru 21, Pasan Hettiarachchi 20, Sudham Weeraratne 3-23, Pethum Madusanka 3-70)

Devapathiraja 12 for no loss.

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